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K-State Cancer Researchers Featured in Topeka Capital-Journal

Saturday October 30, 2010

KSU PROFESSORS RESEARCHING CANCER by Jan Biles

Kansas State University chemistry professor Stefan Bossmann is on a fishing trip. But instead of catfish or bass, he is looking to snag a new treatment for cancer.

As a professor at K-State’s Terry C. Johnson Center for Basic Cancer Research, Bossmann is part of a team of K-State researchers who, since 2007, have been exploring nonparticle-induced hyperthermia — the use of iron-iron oxide nanoparticles to overheat or bore holes through cancerous tissue.

“The idea is to heat the cell until it dies,” he said.

Read the whole article at cjonline.com.